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BusinessWeek: firms turning green business into good business

londonGreenbang has been, well, banging the drum for some time that going green doesn’t need to wipe out the bottom line. For many organisations, it’s a chance to get a double win: a lower impact on the environment, with a pick up on profits.

BusinessWeek has profiled several firms that are proving this in reality, from Philips (its lighting projects in London pictured here) to Canon, check them all out here.

Can pursuing green business practices have positive results on the bottom line? The organizers of the 2007 Sustainable Business 20 award think so. This annual award goes to companies that pursue environmentally sensitive goals while simultaneously improving their financial performance.